Senior Associate – Group Regulatory Reporting

  • Region: Dublin City Centre

  • Location:

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance, Insurance

  • Contract: Contract

  • Salary:

  • Reference: BBBH7274_1604511761

About this job

On behalf of our client in Dublin City Centre, we are recruiting for a Senior Associate – Group Reg Reporting for an initial 6 month fixed term contract

The Senior Associate reports directly to the Group Regulatory Reporting Manager and will play a critical role in the regulatory reporting consolidation process. The production of the regulatory returns will involve liaising with a number of other stakeholder, Finance, Actuarial, Tax, Company Secretarial and Risk Teams across the Group.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the production of full year consolidated annual returns
    • Review of individual business unit returns and consolidation of individual business unit returns into group return.
    • Preparation of statutory and economic returns including supporting notes and disclosures.
    • Preparation of consolidated balance sheet by currency.
    • Reconciliation of asset look-through and accounts.
  • Preparation of consolidated economic balance sheets including preparting of consolidated balance sheets by currency.
  • Drafting specific sections of the Financial Control Report
  • Working with other Group stakeholders (actuarial, risk, finance, tax, company secretarial) to obtain their inputs into the Financial Control Report. Ensure that the inputs are appropriately supported/documented and filed.
  • Tracking of stakeholders inputs into the Financial Control Report against agreed time-lines.
  • Review of other stakeholders inputs for reasonableness and actively follow-up with stakeholders for detailed explanations.
  • Assist with the editing and cross-referencing of the Financial Control Report to ensure completeness of the document.
  • Documenting the Financial Control Report process to develpe the procedure notes.
  • Assist in the developing the risk culture and control framework across the Group including identification of risks and controls and remedial actions to address all points..
  • Liaising with external auditors in addressing accounting developments and to facilitate the smooth running and close-out of the audit process.

About you:

  • Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA with a few years post qualification experience.
  • Big 4/Top 10 Accounting Practice background with audit experience is preferable.
  • Experience in the life assurance industry is crucial and Solvency II/BMA reporting experience would be an advantage.
  • Excellent IFRS knowledge is essential.
  • Have excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.) with a strong appreciation of financial systems (e.g. general ledger). Experience on SAP would be an advantage.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to work under pressure, achieve targets and meet strict deadlines and to develop and manage projects.Have strong communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Be proactive, have an enthusiastic attitude to work and be committed to continuous process improvement.
  • Highly flexible and the ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and to manage conflicting interests.

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